Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP, a litigation law firm based in Kansas City, MO, is pleased to announce six Attorneys have been named to the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal professions oldest and most respected peer-review publications.  Founding Partner Thomas P Cartmell named a Best Lawyer in America in four practice areas: Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.

In addition to Cartmell, the firm’s 2021 Best Lawyers include Eric D. Barton: Commercial Litigation, Brian J. Madden: Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs and Thomas A. Rottinghaus: Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants.

Two additional Wagstaff & Cartmell partners were recognized for their criminal defense practices by Best Lawyers in America, John P. O’Connor for Criminal Defense-General Practice and Criminal Defense-White Collar and Patrick J. O’Connor, for his practice in Criminal Defense-General Practice.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 113,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 15 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2022 edition of The The Best Lawyers in America®, ®, more than 10.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 66,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

About Wagstaff & Cartmell LLP: Wagstaff & Cartmell is a litigation boutique focused on handling high-stakes and complex litigation matters nationwide. Its practice spans a wide range of matters, from professional liability to business litigation to product liability, mass actions, class actions, medical malpractice defense and catastrophic personal injury.  In all areas, the firm thrives in the courtroom and in preparing to get there.



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